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Puffer fish helmet

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I saw this on my phone news feed and thought some of you all might be interested! https://www.atlasobscura.com/articles/puffer-fish-armor

My wife grew up on Tarawa one of main islands of Kiribati, so her parents house has various examples of shark toothed swords and the material culture of Kiribati.

I'll just add a link to the book Fighting Fibres: Kiribati Armour and Museum Collections


I just saw that piece as well! Meant to post it here but you beat me to it!

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